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To be part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a membership fee is submitted with registration each semester. 


Membership $150 per person per semester. This membership fee includes up to eight (8) multi-session classes over over a twelve or fifteen-week semester, unlimited one-time lectures and one-time activities, other scheduled activities, and eligibility to participate in functions sponsored by the Institute.

This fee does not include books and materials for classes or the cost of Special Events.

The Swem Library of the College offers Regular Members borrowing privileges through membership in The Friends of the Library at no additional cost. You must present your current Osher name tag at the circulation desk to receive an annual borrower's card.

Additional Membership Benefits

Members may volunteer to serve on committees and receive a periodic emailed newsletter. W&M Bookstore offers a 20% discount on W&M logo items to any Osher member. You must present your current Osher name badge and photo ID to receive this discount.

Registration and Membership

There are two ways to register and make a payment: online or by U.S. Mail. You can find more information under "Registration."


Scholarships are available to individuals 50 years of age and older with an annual household adjusted gross income of less than $50,000. Apply for a scholarship here: